Even Harmonic Analysis of Series Arc-fault Current Using BPF of GIC Application in Computer

GIC 적용 대역통과필터를 이용한 컴퓨터 부하의 직렬 아크고장 전류 우수고조파 분석

  • Received : 2012.08.21
  • Accepted : 2012.09.12
  • Published : 2012.10.01


In this paper, the even harmonic current(2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th) of the arc fault current and normal current were measured in computer load and analyzed. The BPF with GIC was developed to detection of harmonic, the exact center frequency and a high degree of sharpness could be easily obtained. The total even harmonic distortion due to series arc fault in computer load was 31.2%, this value was increased 3.9 times better than the total even harmonic distortion of normal current. The results of analysis of arc fault current RMS variation rate and Peak variation rate per half-cycle, The RMS average variation rate are as follows ; the 2nd harmonic was 0.24, the 4th harmonic was 0.15, the 6th harmonic was 0.19, the 8th harmonic was 0.25, respectively. The Peak average variation rate are as follows ; the 2nd harmonic was 0.19, the 4th harmonic was 0.12, the 6th harmonic was 0.13, the 8th harmonic was 0.15, respectively. The results of this analysis utilize data to detect of series arc fault on wiring of computer load.


Arc-fault;Series arc;GIC;BPF;Even harmonic;Computer


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